Nico Hohman Archive

Why I’m Running for the Board

By Nico Hohman I am a 28-year-old broker-owner of my own independent real estate company, and I am running for a position on the board of directors for my local association, the Greater Tampa REALTORS®. The association has been around for...
August 16, 2017

The Golden Rule is Wrong

By Nico Hohman The Golden Rule: We all know it; we all grew up learning it in elementary school. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Or, in layman’s terms, treat others the way you...
November 22, 2016

7 Ways to Improve Your Prospecting for 2017

By Nico Hohman The fourth quarter of 2016 just started, and in my world that means getting ready for a great 2017. To do that, there is one business activity that I need to practice more than any other:...
October 10, 2016

7 Steps to Crafting a Better Sales Story

By Nico Hohman Is your listing presentation working for you? Are you getting as many listings as you want? If the answer is “no,” then it may be time to craft a better sales story. According to Donald Miller,...

Test Your Business By Taking a Vacation

By Nico Hohman You’ve been in business for a few years now and everything is going well. You are hitting your numbers, achieving your goals, and you are making a mark in your local community. As a real estate...

Not All Email Addresses Are Created Equal

By Nico Hohman There are many decisions to make in your real estate business before you jump into action. You need to determine what brokerage you will join. You need to set up your website and all of your...

Why I Said No to $20,000 in Commissions

By Nico Hohman It is easier to turn someone down, than to let them down. This is the phrase I used to happily say no to $20,000 in real estate commissions. One of the advantages of working as a...

Have a Voice, Get Involved

By Nico Hohman As a sophomore member of the government affairs committee at the Greater Tampa Association of REALTORS® (GTAR), I was fortunate enough to receive a full scholarship to attend and participate in the the Great American REALTOR® Days...

Leaders Build Stadiums

By Nico Hohman Picture a stadium filled with 100,000 cheering fans rooting on their beloved home team. Now, rewind the clock to about six months before that stadium was even opened and packed with fans. The construction workers are...

Don’t Give Up. Don’t Ever Give Up.

By Nico Hohman We have all failed at some point in our real estate careers. We didn’t get that listing, we lost a client, or one of our clients didn’t get the house they wanted because of failed negotiations....
February 3, 2016